Reagan Bissonnette is the Executive Director of the Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA), the oldest and largest cooperative-model recycling nonprofit in the United States. NRRA enables communities to manage their own recycling programs by connecting them with end markets for recyclables. NRRA partners with over 450 municipalities, businesses, and individuals throughout New England to make recycling strong through economic and environmentally sound solutions. Reagan writes and speaks extensively about recycling and waste reduction, including in regional and national forums. She was appointed to the New Hampshire Solid Waste Working Group, which is responsible for assisting the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services with solid waste planning and policy initiatives.
Reagan is certified as a Principal Operator through the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Solid Waste Facility Operator Training and Certification Program. Before joining NRRA, she worked in land conservation and practiced law as a corporate attorney. Reagan lives in Concord, New Hampshire, where she is a member of the Solid Waste Advisory Committee. She is also an alumnus of Leadership New Hampshire (Class of 2023). Outside of work, Reagan can be found doing CrossFit at 5 AM with other earlier risers, walking around Concord with her husband and son, and going to bed early.